If there was any doubt that Chris Weidman was a deserving UFC champion, the middleweight addressed the concerns with a fabulous win over Lyoto Machida at UFC 175.Filed under: Bellator, MMA Rankings, News, UFC, WSOF more
Legacy Fighting Championship added a pair of jiu-jitsu experts to the September card in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
Scheduled for September 26 at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Legacy FC 35 will feature the promotional debut of grappling wizards Rafael Lovato Jr. and Justin Rader, Legacy FC promoter Mick Maynard told MMAFighting.com.
No opponents for Lovato and Rader have been announced yet.
Lovato makes his MMA debut in the middleweight division after a successful career in jiu-jitsu, becoming the second more
With UFC 175 in the books from Las Vegas, here are MMAjunkie’s three stars for the promotion’s annual Independence Day weekend event.Filed under: News, UFC more
American Brazilian Jiu Jitsu standouts Rafael Lovato Jr and Justin Rader sign multiple fight deals with Legacy Fighting Championships. Legacy Fighting President Mick Maynard has confirmed that American Brazilian Jiu Jitsu champions Rafael Lovato Jr and Justin Rader has signed multiple fight deals with Legacy Fighting Championships and make their debuts on September 26 at the Hard Rock Casino in Tulsa, Oklahoma on the LFC 35 fight card.
Rafeal Lovato Jr. announced about a month ago that he was se more
The end of The Ultimate Fighter 19 came Sunday night, as TUF 19 Finale came live from Las Vegas. It was an entertaining night of fights with knockouts and submissions aplenty.
The card was headlined by a third fight between BJ Penn and Frankie Edgar. Edgar took the bout via TKO, pushing his record to 3-0 against Penn.
Who were the three stars of the event? Let's take a look now at who were the performers of the night. 1. Derrick Lewis
In looking at who boosted his stock the most Sunday night, De more
UFC 175 headlined the biggest weekend of the year for MMA. It didn't disappoint either, as fun fights and incredible finishes made for a great event.
In the main event, Chris Weidman defended his middleweight title against Lyoto Machida via unanimous decision. It was a great effort that further exemplified his star power.
In the co-feature, Ronda Rousey made quick work of Alexis Davis, earning a sub-20-second knockout. It continued to show the evolution of Rousey and her continued place in the s more
Today's mixed martial arts takes a certain kind of individual to stand out and succeed.
No longer does one elite discipline supersede the rest. No longer does one attribute dictate perennial greatness.
Instead, fighters need to be equipped from head to toe. This includes their ability to work the mic.
While nobody in the near future is going to match the overall precision on the mic that the likes of Chael Sonnen did, that doesn't mean they can't make progress.
Here are five fighters who can wal more
The US Men's soccer team faced Belgium for the right to play Argentina in the quarterfinals of the FIFA World Cup. Here's how the MMA world watched and reacted to the game.
It's been a great ride so far for the United States in this FIFA World Cup in Brazil. Yes, their record stands as 1-1-1, including the 1-0 loss to Germany last game, but their goal difference was good enough to see themselves through to the 2nd round ahead of Portugal.
Standing in the way of an American appearance in the quar more
The UFC held two events on Saturday, which meant stealing the attention of the MMA community was twice as difficult for the fighters on both cards. Three UFC Fight Night 44 competitors, though, pulled off the feat.Filed under: News, UFC more